Joanna Trollope: Biography
09 dec 1943
Joanna Trollope was born December 9, 1943, in England. She has received two awards for her novel, Parson Harding's daughter, The Novel of the Year Award, Romantic Novelist Association, 1979 and Elizabeth Goudge Historical Award, 1980.
Her books are translated into more than 20 languages and published around the world. She writes about strong emotions and they are of universal interest, as she says in her own words to explain her success, a broken heart is a broken heart in Moscow, Tokyo and Vancouver. Many of her novels have been filmed, The rector's wife, The Choir, Other People's Children and A Village Affair.
Joanna Trollope has a degree from Oxford university, M.A. and worked as an English teacher for twelve years in preparatory school, as teaching adults and foreign student classes. She has been married twice and has two children.